Upcycling, Recycling, and Downcycling – What’s the difference?

Upcycling, recycling, and downcycling visualized

Not all recycling is equal. In fact, there are three types of recycling that are more – or less – effective at renewing the value and quality of the material in question. These three types, in order of decreasing effectiveness, are upcycling, recycling, and downcycling. Here’s what each of them are. Continue reading “Upcycling, Recycling, and Downcycling – What’s the difference?”